Pomegranate Plants


April 14, 2017 at 11:17 am | Horticulture Plant | No comment

Pomegranate is native to the Middle East and South Asia. It is one of the first five cultivated foods in the world. It is very high in Potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Folic Acid, and antioxidants. Pomegranate is high value crops. Many studies show that Pomegranate is one of the most powerful and the nutrient dense food for overall good health. It is an ideal crop for the sustain ability of small holdings as well as pomegranate is well suited to the topography and agro-climate of arid and semi-arid regions.

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Soil

It should be fertile and well drained. Sandy loam to black soil, rich in organic matter > 20% are preferred.

Climate

It should be fertile and well drained. Sandy loam to black soil, rich in organic matter > 20% are preferred.

Season of planting

Feb to Apr (In Summer), June and July (In Monsoon) and Sept to Oct (Early Winter).

Scientific Name

Punica Granatum

Variety

POMO (Bhagwa or Sinduri)

Weight

350 gm. to 550 gm.

Harvesting

POMO starts flowering after 18 months to 24 months, after 4 to 5 months of flowering, fruits are mature for harvesting.

Plant age Limit

15 years to 18 years (Depending on the Maintenance.)